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Sr. Controller

| Austin
Aceable is looking for a Sr. Controller to join our Finance team. You will report directly to the CFO and have ownership of the accounting function. You are hands-on AND strategic. You think critically, then ask questions. You are technically sound and open to creative solutions that fit Aceable needs. You inspire other team members to peak performance and coach and collaborate. You thrive in managing multiple priorities and are comfortable having responsibilities that will often vary significantly from month to month.
Aceable is a mobile education platform that focuses on creating affordable, engaging and convenient educational content across all devices. Built by former teachers, NASA engineers, and those passionate about education, the Austin-based team is obsessed with helping people with life’s certification challenges. After launching its first mobile app to provide accredited driver’s ed courses, Aceable is now expanding into other verticals for required education. To date, Aceable touts more than 400,000 users and counting, as it continues to expand nationwide. Aceable's office is an open work environment where we strive to live and breathe our core values every day.
The Aceable Finance team is a data-driven, results oriented, and compassionate team. We bring operational context and strategic focus to ask the right questions, apply industry best practices, and architect solutions that allow our team to make great decisions to drive our business.

What you will do:

  • Assist in leading the Accounting and Finance Department and collaborate with CFO on strategic plans and operations of the department
  • Develop, implement and oversee accounting systems, controls and reporting mechanisms that enable the client to comply with legal and investor reporting requirements
  • Lead all accounting operations including billing, revenue recognition, A/R, A/P, G/L, payroll, taxes, and treasury services
  • Manage and streamline month-end accounting process, ensuring conformance with standard GAAP accounting
  • Assist the CFO with the successful completion of the year-end audit
  • Partner with the legal team on company governance activities, including corporate insurance, subsidiary management, and equity administration
  • Develop accounting systems and infrastructure to scale with business growth
  • Manage disbursement functions for accounts payable, payroll and expense reporting

What you'll need:

  • 5+ years in an accounting manager or senior manager role
  • Active CPA certification is required
  • Experience with multi-company consolidations
  • Experience building a strong team
  • Minimum 2 years of Big 4 or Public Audit/Accounting experience
  • Technical expertise in general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable processes and procedures
  • Self-starter with the technical know-how to build the right financial capabilities for a high growth company that is moving from start-up to scale
  • Acquisition integration work
  • Proven experience implementing a new financial platform
  • Sense of urgency, bias for action and idea leadership
  • A roll-up your sleeves attitude and great business partner who can add value daily across the team
  • A doer with prior hands on experience running all aspects of financial organization including closing the books, reporting and cash managementDetail oriented, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills; proven experience in interacting with external and internal partners in a knowledgeable and helpful manner; ability to constructively challenge others
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel / Advanced financial modeling skills

Bonus Points:

  • Previous experience in high tech, rapid growth, e-commerce, or SAAS
  • Public Accounting experience
  • Growing a company from $50 million to $150 in scale and size

Competitive salary and benefitsGenerous paid time offPassionate, high-achieving teammates excited to help you succeed and learnOur own space on the top floor of a downtown buildingA team meal every week and access to our fully stocked kitchenTransportation stipendEducation stipend

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What are Aceable Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Aceable provides quarterly volunteer events for our team members. Everything from wrapping books at a local elementary school to volunteering at Austin Pets Alive!
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $500 annualy for continuing education.
Customized development tracks
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